The Oikos Editorial Workplace have some fairly thrilling information to share with our Wildlife Biology readers and authors.
First, the Nordic Society Oikos has taken over the possession of Wildlife Biology from NKV. The change in possession was mutually agreed by NKV and NSO, permitting Wildlife Biology to profit from being half of a bigger ecological journal household. That implies that we at the moment are one among 5 ecology/wildlife journals within the NSO portfolio. Please learn extra about NSO and the opposite journals right here: Nordic Society Oikos
As well as, Wildlife Biology will probably be revealed by Wiley from January 2022, along with the opposite NSO journals. That implies that Wildlife Biology will get a a lot bigger platform with better outreach and visibility for its papers. We can even be capable to provide authors to switch manuscripts rejected by the opposite NSO journals (Oikos, Ecography and Journal of Avian Biology) to Wildlife Biology, which we predict will give Wildlife Biology a lift in attention-grabbing papers. Already now there’s a new ScholarOne web site that will probably be used for all new submissions. Manuscript submitted by way of the outdated ScholarOne web site will proceed to be dealt with there.
One of many many advantages with this upcoming change is that our authors, by way of our new writer Wiley, can have entry to a number of offers to cowl for Open Entry charges, in order that authors don’t have to pay the publication charges themselves. Increasingly more nations are coated by these offers annually and a great proportion of Wildlife Biology authors are already coated. Learn extra about such offers right here:
Institutional Funds | Wiley.
According to being an NSO journal, Wildlife Biology will get a brand new look to match its sister journals, each for canopy design but additionally the pdf structure.
Since some time again, Wildlife Biology has had obligatory information deposition and a double-blind peer evaluation course of. Now, when Wildlife Biology turns into a NSO journal, NSO can even cowl writer charges for depositing information within the Dryad repository. We can even provide a Clear Peer Evaluation course of (Clear Peer Evaluation — Publons) for our authors. The corresponding writer can choose in or choose out for TPR through the submission course of.
We hope you share our enthusiasm about this upcoming change and please unfold this incredible information in your social community. We encourage you to undergo Wildlife Biology already now for a better outreach of your analysis.